Recent News

The open road tolling/high speed lanes on the Newport Pell Bridge have been reopened ahead of schedule.- Click here for more information

Newport Bridge painting project will have lane closures for construction activities through the end of April.

RITBA currently has the following Active RFPs:

16-11    Information Technology Consulting Services - Click Here

16-12    Used 2008 or newer ½-ton, ¾-ton or 1-ton 4 x4 Pick-up Truck Click Here

The next Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority Board Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, May 4, 2016 at 8:30 am, at the Authority's office in Jamestown.


  • ALERT: Accident has been cleared on the Newport Bridge. There is still traffic WB. Please drive with caution. 1 day 18 hours ago
  • ALERT: Accident WB on Newport Bridge. Emergency personnel on scene. Awaiting tow truck for the remaining vehicles to be cleared. 1 day 19 hours ago
  • RT @RIStatePolice: The #MoveOver law provides work crews, emergency vehicles/personnel & tow trucks with a safe zone to do their jobs. http… 1 day 20 hours ago
  • ALERT: Eastbound high speed lane closure on Jamestown Bridge until approximately 2:00pm for scheduled maintenance. 3 days 56 min ago


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